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Jan 17, 2013 5:30pm PST
the editor's office at "the san francisco chronicle." >> he said, don't call us, we'll call you. leave your name at the desk. >> reporter: she started the very next day. that was 1956. three months earlier, her twin sister had been hired to write a similar column for "the chicago tribune." dear abby and ann landers -- really the friedman sisters of sioux city, iowa -- would go on to be rivals for the rest of their careers. her frank advice was sometimes shocking in its day. 1970. dear abby, recently our 21-year-old daughter came out to us and told us she was in love with another girl. dear mother, if your daughter is happy with what she is, then you who profess to love her must accept her as she is or not at all. dear abby changed with the times and helped america change, too. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> and she had a rule to live by. she said it in 1964, simple. "the purpose of life is to amount to something and have it make some difference that you lived at all." we thank you for watching. we're always working to bring you the latest at and "nightline"
Jan 25, 2013 5:30pm PST
, just ahead. >>> a crack down on business owners who have not complied with san francisco's health care law. what are they doing with the surcharge? >> clamor at court house over an oyster farm, is it's a fight for survival. >> i got my tickets. >> he's not going to disneyland, he's go together super bowl. an experience to save yoer for fans and players alike. >>> san francisco 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree will not be charged for alleged sexual assault in a downtown hotel. >> just a moment moments ago the district attorney announced the case has been investigated by police and there is not enough evidence to charge crabtree for the encounter a woman at the w hotel. this allegedly took place after the niners beat the packers in candle stick park this month. crabtree was never detained or arrested. >> investigators say crabtree fully cooperated and we've reported sources say two other women who were there at the time told police the sex was consensual. >> in just minutes we'll go live to niners headquarters and will hear from the team as they prep and do interviews before heading
Jan 24, 2013 5:30pm PST
home field in san francisco to the ravens home field in baltimore, 27 times. >>> and did this video make its way into your inbox today? a moment grandparents everywhere can relate to. it was the night before christmas, shirley brown opens what she thinks is jewelry. >> we're having a baby! >> inside the box was a block with the letter "b," spelling the word "baby." and shirley says she's been waiting ten years to become a grandmother. we know that's the best christmas present ever. >>> and tonight, new messages from another time. rare pictures of john f. kennedy, his wife, jacqueline, here with ethel kennedy. and on vacation in palm beach, five years before he was elected president. and look at the tiny handwriting, "jfk jr.," his birthday card to his dad. the mementos were found hidden in a home owned by one of president kennedy's closest friends. they will be auctioned next month. >>> and this just in. the man who created the extraordinary journey of "lost" is about to take us on another journey, this time, intergalactic. j.j. abrams will be directing the next installment of the s
Jan 28, 2013 5:30pm PST
. until then, have a great night. orks san francisco bar owners stirring up opposition to a super bowl suggestion by the mayor. plans to water down the message on alcohol. >> how are you doing, everybody? larry beil, live, we'll talk with jim harbaugh, and we'll talk about the ravens, everything you wanted from new orleans is coming up. >> controversy about how 49ers distribute allotment of super bowl tickets to season ticket holders. >> and will police adopt to get tough on criminal policies? will a softer approach work better here in the bay area? >> thank you. go, niners! >> san francisco mayor may be a niners fan but is hoping fans don't go overboard after the big game. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. mayor lee suggested san francisco bar owners might want to consider serving something other than hard alcohol on super bowl sunday. he saw what happened after the giants won the world series in october and doesn't want drunken fans to give a repeat performance. abc 7 news and wayne freedman under new orleans tonight. but first, carolyn tileler with the blow
Jan 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
beautiful day. >> new year's eve violence in san francisco. three people in the wrong place at the wrong time. >> also, the ending to a standoff between a man armed with a sword and san jose police officer autos and the wait is over. stanford wins its first rose bowl in 40 years. let celebrations begin down on the farm. >> now breaking news is taking place in washington, d.c. this, is a live picture at the u.s. capitol. a vote on the fiscal cliff deal is set to take place any moment now in the house of representatives. >> house republicans have been dropping a demand for additional spending cuts. >> abc 7 news is following the developments and will join us as soon as this vote is taken. good evening, i'm cheryl jennings. >> and eem larry beil. here in the bay area a tragic start to the new year in san francisco. two people killed by a driver who tried to escape police. police say the man sped away from a traffic stop, only to slam into another car and a man what's walking across the street at 21 and south vanness this morning. abc 7 news is there live and explains how all of this u
Jan 14, 2013 5:30pm PST
in san francisco and arrested a suspected for r.theft for a second time. >> police recovered thousands of items from the home. abc 7 news is in the newsroom with a story you'll see on abc 7 news. vic? >> in the past three months, an fran police made a huge dent in the crack down on suspected fences for stolen electronics. the fences are the people[ío thieves turn to to sell hot items and last year there were 3,000 robberies in san francisco. half were cell phone;bt,i relatd oo. bc 7tb+8 news believe they'e busted what they believe to be a big fencing ring. >> this is what recovered december 27th. lots of smart phones and lap tops, one of the biggest hauls of stolen electronics they've seen. the second bust police made in two months. in november, they recovered more than a thousand items worth up to half a million dollars from another fencing again, mostly cell phones and lap tops as well as other items. three people were arrested. lieutenant ed santos says it's a lucrative business. >> there is so much money to bev¢wwz off lap tops and cell phones. the market is>)  reall
Jan 18, 2013 6:30pm EST
italy and djibouti. djibouti is approximately 2,800 miles, the difference between new york and san francisco. going after anybody there would be difficult for the u.s. they plan to do it in conjunction with the french who are already in the country. brian ross, thanks so much. >>> now, we turn to the giant interview everyone was talking about and debating today. oprah winfrey and chan champion biker lance armstrong. more than three million people watched trying to gauge his confession, his remorse. neal karlinsky studied armstrong's answers and we wondered, did he finally tell the truth? >> reporter: if lance armstrong's goal in talking with oprah was a shot at redemption, he may have just taken a big step backwards. >> i view this situation as one big lie that i repeated a lot of times. >> reporter: but investigators say, even now, he's still lying. one of the biggest, armstrong told oprah he stopped doping in 2005. >> you did not do a blood transfusion in 2009? you did no doping or blood transfusions in 2010? >> absolutely not. 2009 and 2010, those were the two years i did the to
Jan 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
made a career out of ripping off drivers in san francisco spoke about hoiz howe he's done it. tonight from jaishlgs he told his story to abc 7 news reporter vic lee vick has been following this story more than a year and now here with what you'll see on abc 7 news. >> the crime takingpú money while posing as a parking lot attendant may be a prime minister but -- plm plm -- misdemeanor. george anderson has a long rap sheet about 50 criminal charges and today spoke to us openly about himself. for doing what he does best. >> walk in there to $200. >> george anderson is one of the busiest criminals in san francisco. his specialty? conning drivers out of money. he goes to unattended parking lots that have pay stations and poses as an attendant collecting money from drivers as they pull in. the 50-year-old career criminal says most drivers don't read warning signs. >>
Jan 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
digging into that crash today. he did come away with new information. >> also a san francisco recycling facility gets recycled itself tonight. what happened to people who tried to stop it. >> and the plan to bring a tough stop and frisk policy to oakland from new york. it's just been declared unconstitutional. >> here is the overseas rig in the bay. an accident classifieds a major incident by the coast guard. good evening, everyone. >> abc 7 news has several new developments in the crash investigation to report to you tonight. the national transportation safety board has joined the investigation, the coast guard is now calling this a major marine casualty because there has been more than half a million dollars in damage. >> the i team learned more about the man at the helm of the ship yesterday. guy cheif. >> again, tonight we have live coverage, wayne freedman is in the field dan noyes here with us in the studio. leanne, let's start with you and an up to date report on the investigation. >> the person who will represent the national transportation safety board is barry. i just found ou
Jan 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
countdown to super sunday. the san francisco 49ers earn their way back into the super bowl. good evening, everyone, i'm carolyn johnson. >> it's good stuff. it's already being called har-bowl. brothers jim and john harbaugh coaching their way into the championship game in new orleans. the 49ers jim harbaugh and his brother, john, haven't spoken to each other about the match up yet. they probably won't, either. we have live coverage for you tonight beginning with abc 7 news larry beil. they're making history here this, is good stuff. >> no talking about it. >> right. >> this is such an unusual situation because it's never happened where before. we've seen the manning brother, peyton and eli playing but never against each other. so brother versus brother is the story here, fans want to explore every little aspect of the har-bowl, two people are tired of this whole thing, jim and john, themselves. they've been brothers so they're used to it. both expressed the same feeling in their minds this is all old news. >> every moment you're talking about myself or john, that is less, less ti
Jan 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
san francisco. he's no stranger to trouble. >> new piece evidence police hope will help them catch a man who killed a dog on a busy street. >> also, emergency action one city is taking to!z'8y deal with ongoing flooding. >> homeowner was solar panels say they should be paying more for their surplus energy. a debate over homes with solar >> overwhelming grief. family members visit the site of a fatal crash where two innocent people were killed by a driver trying to get away from ploos. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> police say he is a member of a street gang with a long rap sheet, accused of firing shots in a public housing complex at 14th and valencia streets before getting into a deadly accident on south vanness and 21st street. we're live at the crash scene with the latest on this investigation. leanne? >> investigators told me he was up to no good. the 19-year-old faces two charges of -- two counts of murder, i should say this, is new, he faces three counts of attempted murder related to that drive by shooting. police told me he shot at plea people before the crash. thisgÑ
Dec 31, 2012 5:30pm PST
year's eve warning for people heading into san francisco. what the police better not catch you doing. >> i'm spencer chris chichblt crowds in the sky, sprik spring near the coast. will we be able to see fire works tonight? i'll have the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> the bay area woman peering over the fiscal cliff. what the lack of a deal in washington mean for her business here in the bay area. >> people walking down the street, shooting people. all that. it's ridiculous. >> a sad, familiar refrain in oak lntd. a parent outraijd by violence that took the life of her child. good evening, i'm cheryl jennings. >> and i'm dan ashley. tonight police are looking for suspects in the city's 131 murder of the year. gunshots tookt life of a 15-year-old jabril jordan, killed while walking with her friends in east oakland. nick smith is live with more on the investigation. nick? >> good evening. the chief says this case hits close to home because the victim is only one year older than his own daughter. he says he and his department are using every available resource to find the shooter, a
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